University of Iowa

Iowa Impact: Linn County

16,156 University of Iowa alumni live in Linn County.

Students, faculty and staff at the University of Iowa come from all of Iowa’s 99 counties. While the students stay on campus only for a short period, the influence they have back in their communities lasts a lifetime. These are the doctors, nurses, librarians, lawyers, pharmacists and much more that you interact with every day. By utilizing the education and experiences they received at the University of Iowa, your Hometown Hawkeyes are able to create a positive economic impact within their hometowns and across the state.

Linn County

Did you know UI practicing alumni in Linn County include:

723

Educators

202

Physicians

18

Physician Assistants

100

Dentists

482

Nurses

49

Registered Advanced Nurse Practitioners

145

Pharmacists

Other alumni in Linn County include:

3,071

Business

1,768

Education

783

Engineering

6,458

Liberal Arts & Sciences

3,049

Graduate College

77

Public Health

468

Law

UI Students from Linn County

There are 2,027 students from Linn County currently enrolled at the University of Iowa.
Tippie College of Business196
College of Dentistry26
College of Education42
College of Engineering150
Graduate College201
College of Law19
College of Liberal Arts & Sciences1,084
College of Medicine50
College of Nursing34
College of Pharmacy30
College of Public Health11
Tippie School of Management139
University College45

How the UI impacts your neighborhood in Linn County

Last year, the UI supported 744 local companies with purchases of $23,192,205.

The University of Iowa Museum of Art visited Linn County with their K-12 Education program.

PreK-12 students were engaged in UI Health Care STEM Education Programs in Linn County.

Healthcare Connections in Linn County

Patient Visits to The University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics: 98,369

Number of tests performed by the State Hygienic Lab: 43,442

8,815 clinical tests. The primary mission of the Disease Control Division is to test human specimens, food and water for diseases of public health significance to protect the citizens of Iowa.

7,265 environmental tests. The Environmental Health Division routinely monitors private and public drinking water, private wells, streams and lakes, wastewater, air, soil and food for contaminants of potential environmental and public health concern.

27,362 newborn screenings. The Newborn Screening section identifies infants at risk for more than 50 inherited conditions by testing a small blood spot obtained from a simple heel-stick shortly after birth.

Linn County Hometown Hawkeyes

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Linn County I-Club